Variety has reported that Disney plans to release the remastered 4K edition of ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back‘ in UK cinemas to help celebrate the films 40th anniversary and also to bolster ticket sales as cinemas re-open their doors for the first time this July after being closed since March by the UK government lockdown due to Covid-19.
There has been a lot of news coming out of Disney’s D23 Expo about the upcoming Disney+ streaming service and the new shows and movies that will be on offer.
PATTI CAKE$ introduces Australian native Danielle Macdonald in a breakout role, as aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$. Fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in Jersey where her life is falling apart, Patti tries to reach the big time in the hip hop scene with original and affecting music. Cheered on by her grandmother (Cathy Moriarty) and only friends, Jheri (Siddharth Dhananjay) and Basterd (Mamoudou Athie), Patti also shoulders her mother’s (Bridget Everett) heartaches and misfortunes. Continue reading
HorrorConUK is set to host its third convention in as many years on 13th and 14th May with over 4000 people expected to attend and a host of special horror guests.
Guests announced include John Jarrett from the Wolf Creek film and TV franchise; Sid Haig – best known for his role as killer clown Captain Spaulding in The Devils Rejects; Cassandra Peterson – AKA Elvira Mistress of the Dark; Thom Mathews from Friday the 13th Part VI ; Linda Hayden of Blood on Satan’s Claw as well as genre illustrator Graham Humphreys Continue reading
The much anticipated Star Wars instalment from JJ Abrams, The Force Awakens will hit UK screens December 17th.
A poster for the film was released over the weekend and a full trailer is expected to air in the US tonight after Monday Night Football.
UPDATE – 29/05/15
People tweeted (@sonypicturesuk) using hashtag #TuskUKYes to show support for a UK release. Some tweets featured below. Continue reading
Apple stores have been spoofed in a clever TV commercial for UK cider maker Somersby.